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THE SPANGLE MAKER is DEREK POWER with AMY GREEN
THE ROSE OF AL BASRAH
A modern oratorio made in remembrance of Rand Abdel-Qader (1990-2008) and dedicated to all those killed "in the name of honour"
Produced and performed by THE SPANGLE MAKER
All songs written by DEREK POWER except for "The Blooming of the Rose" by AMY GREEN and DEREK POWER
All songs published by P ET V MUSIC (ASCAP), administered by djproject MUSIC PUBLISHERS
Conceptual director: DEREK POWER
Concept based on events reported by CAROLINE DAVIES, AFIF SARHAN and MARK TOWNSEND for THE OBSERVER
Recorded at the djproject HQ Mk1.5, the djproject HQ Mk2 and the MEDIA CENTER, EARL GREGG SWEM LIBRARY, COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY
Mixed and digitally mastered at the djproject HQ Mk2 by DEREK POWER
(c)(p)2009 the djproject Group.
This recording has some rights reserved. This rendition may be shared and distributed as long as licenses and credits remain attached.
[The source of creative inspiration can be found here, here and here]
For more information about honour killings and activist efforts to stop them, go here
For more information about the artist, go to http://www.thespanglemaker.com
For all the lyrics, go to http://lyrics.wikia.com/The_Spangle_Maker:The_Rose_Of_Al_Basrah_(2009)
To contact the group, write to thespanglemaker-at-djproject,cc
The Spangle Maker
on September 29, 2009